Increase the depth of your understanding of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978. Take the National Indian Child Welfare Association’s online ICWA training course at your own pace. The provisions of ICWA are explained in non-legal language and presented in the order in which a child welfare worker might encounter them in an ICWA case.
Geared toward those who work in, or study, the out-of-home placement of Indian children, the course will resonate with social workers, tribal social service agency directors and boards, state and county social workers and supervisors, training personnel, professors, and students.
- Learn what led to ICWA’s enactment and be equipped to explain ICWA to those unfamiliar with its purpose
- Be confident in knowing principles of good social work, including how handle a case involving an Indian child in compliance with ICWA
- Acquire the information needed to handle the out-of-home placement of an Indian child
- Identify cultural factors to consider when handling cases involving Indian children and families
- Upon successful completion of the course earn a certification of completion
Learn more and register at the National Indian Child Welfare Association website.